Common Causes of Shoulder Pain
Are you getting pain lifting your arm?
Have you all of a sudden lost the ability to move your arm out of nowhere?
Are you having trouble undoing your bra?
- Shoulder Impingement
- Rotator Cuff Muscle Dysfunction
- Shoulder Instability
- Bicep Tendonitis
Put simply shoulder pain can be categorised as either
- Not moving properly
- Traumatic Injury
The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body. A lot of this function relies on coordinated activity and firing of our muscular system.
Shoulder function is also affected by the position and posture of your mid back and neck. Everything is connected so let’s make sure it’s all moving and working the best it can
Diagnosis and Treatment of Shoulder Pain?
A range of simple tests will be done at your appointment to assess the movement and muscular function of your shoulder as well as a variety or orthopaedic and neurological screenings to assess the root cause of the pain
I think I need a scan for my shoulder injury?
MRI scans, Ultrasounds/ X-rays can be performed if need.
We follow a least invasive to most invasive approach.
Conservative approaches first like
- Improving joint position and movement through hands on therapy
- Dry Needling
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Progressively Load
We have excellent working relationship with Auckland’s leading shoulder surgeons to provide you with both conservative and operative rehabilitation options to ensure that you will attain the best outcome for your shoulder injury.